Dr Stuart Shields - Personal details
Stuart is interested in critical approaches to International Political Economy. He completed his PhD on the transnational dimension of regime transformation in Eastern Central Europe at Aberystwyth's Department of International Politics, in February 2002, and joined Manchester in September 2003.
Stuart was founding secretary of the Critical Political Economy Research Network of the European Sociological Association until September 2007, and was the convenor of the BISA International Political Economy working group. He is co-convenor of the University of Manchester Historical Materialism Research Group, and together with Werner Bonefeld, Hugo Radice, and Greig Charnock set up the CSE Trans-Pennine Working Group.
Stuart has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Wroclaw, Poland, and the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.